Colorado Summer 2012--Summit County

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Almost to the saddle….
Almost to the saddle….
The great views continue.
The great views continue.
Looking south toward Kenosha Pass
Looking south toward Kenosha Pass
Looking up toward Boreas Mt……..
Looking up toward Boreas Mt……..
Mountain goats…...
Mountain goats…...
Guess who?
Guess who?
The altitude must be getting to Barb? No…….she is always a little off.
The altitude must be getting to Barb? No…….she is always a little off.
Looking down the other side toward Kenosha Pass.
Looking down the other side toward Kenosha Pass.
Now this was the easy way to get up a mountain…..on our way to the jacuzzi. Ahhhhh
Now this was the easy way to get up a mountain…..on our way to the jacuzzi. Ahhhhh
OOoops……..Up a narrow rocky road to Saints John…..and here comes a cement truck?
OOoops……..Up a narrow rocky road to Saints John…..and here comes a cement truck?
The old stamping mill
The old stamping mill


But there are still houses and people living here……supposedly a large new house going in, hence the cement truck.
But there are still houses and people living here……supposedly a large new house going in, hence the cement truck.
Sherry and Wally crossing a boulder field……not fun.
Sherry and Wally crossing a boulder field……not fun.
And me crossing a creek….
And me crossing a creek….
cooling and wet.
cooling and wet.
We started out following a trail but somehow either it disappeared or we lost it. We had to bushwack a while until we came to a road.
We started out following a trail but somehow either it disappeared or we lost it. We had to bushwack a while until we came to a road.
Near the top another old mine
Near the top another old mine
what is left of the old cabins
what is left of the old cabins


And looking back over Saints John and valley.
And looking back over Saints John and valley.
Now here is a possible mountain home…..supposedly someone lives in it year round. No electric. No water.
Now here is a possible mountain home…..supposedly someone lives in it year round. No electric. No water.
Another day heading up to Mohawk Lakes……way up on that shelf.
Another day heading up to Mohawk Lakes……way up on that shelf.
Dick and his new house?
Dick and his new house?
A small piece of Continental Falls
A small piece of Continental Falls
and here is the next section up of Continental Falls. We have to climb up that wall of rocks.
and here is the next section up of Continental Falls. We have to climb up that wall of rocks.
If you look behind Sherry and me you will see the top section of the waterfall. You only see all of it at once from the other side of the valley off Boreas Rd. And no, we didn't make it up to the next lake…..next time.
If you look behind Sherry and me you will see the top section of the waterfall. You only see all of it at once from the other side of the valley off Boreas Rd. And no, we didn't make it up to the next lake…..next time.
Look across the valley, you see the pass we hiked yesterady.
Look across the valley, you see the pass we hiked yesterady.
The valley at the beginning of Webster Pass hike. We left the car down there behind the bushes somewhere.
The valley at the beginning of Webster Pass hike. We left the car down there behind the bushes somewhere.
We made it. lots of huffing and puffing and many rests. Looking over the other side from the Continental Divide.
We made it. lots of huffing and puffing and many rests. Looking over the other side from the Continental Divide.